Spike Lee is revisiting his school days. Helmer will return to his alma mater, New York U.'s Tisch School of the Arts, as artistic director for the graduate division of the Kanbar Institute of Film…
New Line Cinema has promoted four physical production execs.
Wellspring has acquired "Betty Fisher et Autres Histoires," directed by Claude Miller, which screened at Lincoln Center in the series Rendezvous with French Cinema.
Former Kirch Group exec Jan Mojto's new shingle, Eos Entertainment, has boarded Italian production company Lux Vide's TV pic "Pope John XXIII."
Random Harvest has signed a three-year deal with Buena Vista for European distribution of pics from its newly launched Four Horsemen label.
Dudley Moore, the elfin British actor who spotlighted his comic and musical talents in works like "Beyond the Fringe" and who became a successful, if unlikely, Hollywood leading man in "10" and…
Maybe they'll call it "The Scare the Rich Project." Artisan Entertainment has acquired the rights to Enron whistleblower Sherron Watkins' life story as well as the rights to "Power Failure," her…
Jim Carrey is set to star in "Bruce Almighty," a Universal comedy that reteams him with "Ace Ventura, Pet Detective" director Tom Shadyac and Steve Oedekerk, who has been rewriting the script…
Author Michael Chabon is involved in two movie developments. Sydney Pollack is zeroing in on directing "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay" for Paramount and producer Scott Rudin, after Chabon…
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